Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

October 14, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

Jeannie Demas. Chair

Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Mary Seppie, Accountant

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

Amy Grovum from Carver, Florek, & James, CPAs

 

Absent

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

Judy Owens, Director

 

 

Introductions

Ms. Demas called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of October Agenda and September Minutes

Mr. Shea made a motion to approve the October agenda and the September minutes. Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried.   

 

Financial Report

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve A/P checks 12960-12981, Payroll checks 5198-5224, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried. 

 

October Safety Meeting

Ms. Seppie informed the Board that October’s  safety will be a instruction on how to properly use the new “tire socks” for the upcoming winter.

 

Old Business

Audit Presentation

Amy Grovum from Carver, Florek, & James presented the highlights of the FY2019 audit.  The audit was clean with no material misstatements.  Mr. Mauch made a motion to accept the FY2019 audit.  Mr. Shea second.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

Vote on paying both portions of Wyoming Retirement for Part-time Employees

STAR is required to pay the employer portion of the Wyoming Retirement contributions.  The topic, which was tabled from last meeting, was whether STAR should continue to pay for the employee’s portion of the contribution.  Mr. Mauch made a motion for STAR to continue paying the employee’s portion of the contributions.  Mr. Shea second.  Three in favor. One nay.  Motion carried.

 

SLIB-Grant for 14 Passenger Bus

Ms. Owens submitted the grant to State Lands and Investment Board (SLIB) for a 14 passenger bus in September.  The Board approved the 5339 FTA Grant application for a new bus in April.  In that grant there was SLIB money that Ms. Owens told the Board she would need to apply for as well.  Mr. Shea made a motion to formally approve the SLIB grant application.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.

 

New Business

Approval of Sale of Bus 64-Set Price

STAR will need to sell bus 64, which is a 2007 Ford with 112,450 miles. Mr. Love told the Board he would recommend STAR should initially ask $5,000 for the bus.  Mr. Shea made a motion for STAR to set the selling price at $5,000 and then if it doesn’t sell for Ms. Owens to accept the next best offer.  Mr. Lauch second.  Motion carried.

 

Board Comments

Ms. Seppie thanked the Board for approving her for the Assistant Director position for STAR.

 

Executive Session

No Executive Session was held.

 

Adjournment

Ms. Demas adjourned the meeting at 5:22 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________

 

 

           Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

September 9, 2019

 

In Attendance,

            Members

            Steve Shea, Vice-Chair

Jim Love, Secretary/Treasurer

Joe Zanetti, Board Member

Lester Mauch, Board Member

 

Staff & Guests

            Judy Owens, Director

Mary Seppie, Accountant

Roy Lloyd, County Commissioner

 

Absent

Jeannie Demas. Chair

 

 

Introductions

Mr. Shea called the meeting to order at 5:00 with introductions. 

 

Approval of September Agenda and August Minutes

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve the September Agenda.  Mr. Love second.  Motion carried.   Mr. Love made a motion to approve the August minutes.  Mr. Mauch second. Motion carried.

 

Financial Report

Mr. Mauch made a motion to approve A/P checks 12937-12959, Payroll checks 5172-5197, and transfers as listed on the transaction report. Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried. 

 

September Safety Meeting

Ms. Owens informed the Board that September’s safety topic will be a video on Dealing with Problem Passengers.

 

Old Business

Audit Update

Ms. Seppie told the Board that the audit is complete and will be presented by the auditors at the October meeting.

 

 

 

Re-visit Coverage of Part-Time Employees’ portion of Wyoming Retirement

A motion was made by Mr. Mauch to postpone the discussion of the coverage for the part-time employees’ portion of Wyoming Retirement until the October meeting.  Mr. Love second.  Three ayes and one nay.  Motion carried.

 

New Business

Signature on City of Green River Funding Contract for FY2020

Ms. Owens told the Board that the City of Green River funded STAR $22,520, which was the total amount requested for FY2020.  Mr. Love made a motion to approve Mr. Shea’s signature on the contract.  Mr. Mauch second.  Motion carried. 

 

Board Comments

No Board Comments

 

Executive Session

An Executive session was called at 5:20 p.m. to discuss the Assistant Director Position and Salary Recommendations. 

 

Re-convene after Executive Session

The regular meeting resumed at 5:30 p.m.  At the prior Board meeting the Board approved a new Assitant Director position.  The Assistant Director position will be a temporary position until November, 2020.    A motion was made by Jim Love to have Mary Seppie as the Assistant Director starting in January 1, 2020 with a salary of $49,000,  2 weeks of vacation, 4 personal days, and 80 hours of sick leave. Mr. Zanetti second.  Motion carried.   

 

Adjournment

Mr. Shea adjourned the meeting at 5:35 p.m.

 

 

Jeannie Demas , Chairwoman            __________________________________

           

Steve Shea, Vice-Chairman                            __________________________________

           

Mary Seppie, Recording Secretary                 ___________________________________